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Last Night's Chicken Recipe

Last Night's Chicken

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"Basic whole chicken recipe, moist and flavorful, baked with orange soda! Serve with potatoes or rice if desired."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper and garnish with onion slices. Place 1/8 cup of butter or margarine on top of the chicken and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  3. Raise oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C); Place remaining 1/8 cup butter or margarine on top of the chicken and bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Pour orange-flavored beverage all over chicken, bake for 5 more minutes, and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 15, 2007

This is a really tasty and easy recipe. The only change I made was to put the chicken on a vertical roaster instead of leaving it in a dish to bake. Also, it might help to put the butter on the chicken first and then add the spices. This way the spices will adhere to the chicken better. Overall, the chicken was very tasty and the orange soda makes a nice glaze. THanks for the keeper recipe:)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 26, 2008

This was a waste of a can of orange soda! The chicken just tasted like chicken, and was nothing special.


24 Ratings

Feb 02, 2004

Really good and easy to make, the orange pop gave a nice taste, will make this again for sure!!

Jun 10, 2008

Needed to cook longer.

Aug 11, 2010

I really liked this recipe. Easy and awesome tasting. Thank You

Aug 05, 2010

chicken was very moist

Mar 31, 2009

My three year old didn't care for it much.But the rest of us loved it. I did add one thing i put a peeled orange in the chickens rear for more flavor. It was very moist. It was amazing. easy recipes it a keeper!!!

Mar 09, 2010

it is great! But it is better with Sprite.


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  • Calories
  • 880 kcal
  • 44%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.4 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 286 mg
  • 95%
  • Fat
  • 62.8 g
  • 97%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 63.9 g
  • 128%
  • Sodium
  • 523 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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